Best of 2019 – Top 19 Patterns and Tutorials

It’s been a busy and eventful year here at Stitches n Scraps! We’ve had lots of new patterns, tutorials, make-alongs, link parties, and more. Here is a look back at the best of 2019, including the 19 most viewed patterns and tutorials of the year. I can’t wait to see what 2020 has in store!

Collage showing the top 19 patterns and tutorials on Stitches n Scraps in 2019 - Best of 2019.

Best of 2019 – Make Alongs

We all love to knit along and crochet along with others. It’s a fun way to learn new techniques and make new friends too. That’s why I co-host 2 make-along groups on Facebook, with several other designers. Between those two groups, we’ve had a lot of opportunities to knit and crochet together this year.

KAL Corner Knitting

At KAL corner, we divided the year up into 4 themed sections for the Finishing Touches KAL. We worked on those perfect, finishing touches to an outfit, home, or holiday gift list.

KAL Corner 2020 Knit Along

Our 2020 Knit Along is starting soon, with lots of great designers, prizes, and always lots of fun. Join KAL Corner today so you don’t miss the announcement!

CAL Central Crochet

CAL Central is home to several crochet along events throughout the year. We started the year getting cozy with the Hygge Home CAL. After that, we made squishy friends in the Softie CAL. Then we cleaned up with the Washcloth CAL, and welcomed fall with the Halloween CAL. As always, we ended the year with our signature event, the Holiday Stashdown CAL.

2020 You've Got Options CAL on CAL Central

We have just as much fun planned for next year, starting with something new. The You’ve Got Options CAL features 12 blanket squares that can be made in 2 different sizes. At the end, join them into a pillow, blanket, scarf, or whatever you choose. You’ve got options!

Scrappy Stitchers

This year, I’ve decided to host a crochet along in the Scrappy Stitchers group as well. The Scrappy Stitchers Stash Bash is all about working your way through your yarn stash, with fun stashbusting patterns.

Scrappy Stitchers 2020 Stash Bash Crochet Along

Other Events

Besides these events, I had the pleasure of participating in lots more! I did a Mini-Mystery Crochet Along in cooperation with A Crocheted Simplicity, and I also designed patterns for:

. I plan to participate in all of these again this year too if possible!

Best of 2019 – Top 19 Patterns and Tutorials

That’s an awful lot of fun for on year! Here on Stitches n Scraps, I published a total of 35 patterns and 15 tutorials. Out of all of those, these were the 19 most viewed:

A man in a black jacket and blue scarf outdoors with light snow on the ground. Text says Still Waters Scarf - A free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#19 Still Waters Scarf (crochet pattern)

water bottle with a brightly colored, crochet holder. Simply Scrappy Water Bottle Holder
#18 Simply Scrappy Water Bottle Holder (crochet pattern)

Red white and blue, crocheted sun hat - Summer Glory Hat on Stitches n Scraps
#17 Summer Glory Hat (crochet pattern)

Tulip the Bunny Rabbit - a free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#16 Tulip the Bunny Rabbit (crochet pattern)

Cobblestone Lane - a free knitting pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#15 Cobblestone Lane Scarf (knitting pattern)

Valentine Pillow - a free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#14 Valentine Pillow (crochet pattern)

Red and white striped legwarmers - Peppermint Candy Leg Warmers - Free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#13 Peppermint Candy Legwarmers (crochet pattern)

Picking up and knitting a stitch, English style. Tutorial on
#12 Pick Up and Knit (knitting tutorial)

A pair of white socks with blue toes, heels, and cuff edging, flat on a table next to a zippered pouch. Also on the table are leftover speckled white yarn and a small ball of leftover blue yarn. The pouch is a darker indigo on the bottom, fading to white at the top. Wording says Walking on Clouds a free crochet pattern on Stitches n Sscraps
#11 Walking on Clouds (crochet pattern)

A fuzzy, finger knit basket in bright blue and green, on a wood floor next to a beige wall, brown couch, and red rug. Basket is filled with skeins of yarn. Finger Knit Basket - Pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#10 Finger Knit Basket (finger knitting pattern)

Yellow, purple, and green crochet square - Supernova Square - a free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#9 Supernova Square (crochet pattern)

A crochet bag with pictures of candy coming out of it. Textured Treat Bag - a free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#8 Textured Treat Bag (crochet pattern)

A foam mannequin head with brown hair, wearing a lavender crochet hat.
#7 Pearson Hat (crochet pattern)

Woman's ankles and feet, wearing Simply Slippers. One foot is flat on the wood floor, the other is up on the toe and turned sideways. Simply Slippers - free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#6 Simply Slippers (crochet pattern)

3 ways to weave in ends in crochet on Stitches n Scraps
#5 3 Ways to Weave in Ends (crochet tutorial)

Spice Road Scarf from Stitches n Scraps
#4 Spice Road Scarf (crochet pattern)

Hygge Neck Roll Bolster Pillow - a free crochet pattern on Stitches n Scraps
#3 Hygge Neck Roll Bolster Pillow (crochet pattern)

A pair of orange and black, crocheted, fingerless mitts on a wood table.
#2 Autumn’s Kiss Fingerless Mitts (crochet pattern)

Did your favorites make the list? What would you like to see more of in 2020? I’m looking forward to another great year full of fiber fun!

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